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(603) 343-4434 34 Dover Point Rd Suite 201
Dover, NH 03820
Serving the Greater Seacoast Area of NH, ME, & MA

Meet Our “Family”

Extended Family’s mission is to help people age on their own terms by promoting independence, good health, and engagement in life.

Since 2005, our home care service has provided hundreds of individuals living in the Seacoast area with the care they need to live as independent and full a life as possible.

Local & IndEpendent Home care

Proudly serving seniors throughout the Seacoast Area

We are a local and independently operated agency committed to seniors and their families. We offer the care and services they need to feel supported, engaged, and comfortable while they age. When you or your loved one need that extra bit of help, trust Extended Family to deliver high-quality care in the familiarity of home.

Meet our Team

Jeannie Rudman

Executive Director

Jeannie Rudman

Executive Director

Jeannie brings a wealth of knowledge, compassion and humor to her role. She competently leads our corporate office team in day-to-day operations, maintaining regulatory compliance, quality improvement and member satisfaction. Jeannie supervises all departments to assure all operations keep the high level of customer service and care that Extended Family has accomplished over the years.

Jeannie’s favorite things include her time playing and snuggling with Jasper, her Boston Terrier! Her 2 sons, granddaughters and granddogs/cats live out of state, so she spends lots of time on FaceBook, chat and FaceTime! She and her best friend/husband love to cook together in her “spare time” and has been known as the backgammon champion of all time!!

Jeannie received an Associate of Science degree in Medical Office Administration.

Cheryl McGuire

Caregiver Engagement Specialist

Cheryl McGuire

Caregiver Engagement Specialist

Cheryl brings over 15 years of caregiving experience to Extended Family.  Cheryl has a love for caring for others and brings that passion to our company.

Cheryl started her career with Extended Family as a caregiver two years ago.  She was asked to join our corporate team as an administrative assistant.  Recently she transitioned into the Caregiver Engagement Specialist position.  She loves being back out visiting our caregivers and clients.

Cheryl sings in a band, loves traveling, her family and outdoor activities, including bike riding, hiking, and walking her two dogs.

Mary Spaulding

Director of Clinical Services

Mary Spaulding

Director of Clinical Services

Mary loves working with our aging population and has a passion to keep them home as long as possible.  Whether her role of nurse, advocate or case manager, Mary provides the best care to our members!

Mary graduated from Salem State University with a BSN and is certified in Gerontology. She is CPR and AED certified. 

In her free time, Mary loves hanging with her family playing games or watching movies. Her outside interests include hiking, biking, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and walking. Her favorite winter activities are snowshoeing and skiing.

Leah Roth

Recruiting Specialist

Leah Roth

Recruiting Specialist

As Recruiting Specialist at Extended Family, Leah uses her experience and training in job development and coaching along with her passion for people to find excellent caregivers for the company.  Leah has worked in human resources, community outreach, and has over 25 years of experience managing volunteers.  She holds a degree in organizational management.

Her passion for helping people goes beyond the workplace and finds her serving the Juvenile Diversion Program and coordinating outreach efforts for the Commons Church in Rochester, NH.  Leah created a unique non-profit experience called Compassion Weekend that served a local community for several years by harnessing the efforts of hundreds of volunteers to serve small businesses, local non-profits, the elderly, and the city in the span of 48 hours.  Her proudest accomplishment is the creation of a community development program that has serves people in the seacoast area of NH, Woven Community Development Association.

Leah was born and raised on the Northshore of Massachusetts and currently resides with her family in New Hampshire.  For fun, she bakes cookies, enjoys hiking and the beach with her large family, and can always be found with a cup of coffee in hand.

Holly Nolette

Administrative Assistant

Holly Nolette

Administrative Assistant

Holly works as an administrative assistant for extended family. She is new to extended family and she is excited to see where this new journey brings her. She has been a caregiver for the past 10+ years and it brings her much joy to help others.

 Holly has lived in the Somersworth/Dover area for the past 6 years with her two teenage daughters who are her pride and joy.

 For fun, she can be found at the beach with her children, if she is not spending time with her children or at the beach you will always find her on her Harley Davidson.

Alyssa Spada

Scheduling Resource Manager

Alyssa Spada

Scheduling Resource Manager

Alyssa comes to Extended Family with a strong background in customer service. Previously working as a surgical scheduler, Alyssa joined the Houseworks family of companies in May 2021, starting her journey in our Waltham location as customer service manager. Alyssa’s strong organizational skills were hard to ignore. After a short six months with Houseworks Waltham, Alyssa joined our Extended Family team as Scheduling Resource Manager. Overseeing all aspects of client service scheduling.

 In her free time, Alyssa enjoys reading a good book, travelling, and spending time with her loved ones.

Now Hiring

Join our family!

Give yourself the opportunity to love your job while making a difference in your local community. Extended Family is looking for experienced home health aides, personal care assistants, and members for our Good Neighbor team.

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